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Environmental Release Report: EXELON GENERATING CO. EDDYSTONE GENERATING STATION
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 12,267 250
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,685 501
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 26,197 501
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,169 .500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 24,960 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 74,772 750
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,572 500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 74,886 250
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 273,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,924 1,001
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,062
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,273 1,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 288,533 1,750
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 286,978 1,250

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1998 494,933 2,000 65,103 0 562,036 30,304 497,020
    1999 465,485 2,250 0 0 467,735 74,700 541,300
    2000 402,169 2,250 0 0 404,419 89,486 495,514
    2001 486,366 2,751 0 0 489,117 55,765 544,282
    2002 292,407 2,751 0 0 295,158 147 325,351
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 2.50 0 0 0 2.50 0 2.50
    2001 2.80 0 0 0 2.80 0 2.80
    2002 1.50 0 0 0 1.50 0 1.50
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EXELON GENERATING CO. EDDYSTONE GENERATING STATION
    Mailing Address: NO.1 INDUSTRIAL HWY., EDDYSTONE, PA 19022
    Public Contact: JOHN F. BARNES
    Phone: (610) 595-8101
    SIC Code: 49 Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
    2002 Parent Company: EXELON CORP.
    Latitude: 39.85639
    Longitude: -75.32417
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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